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Dumb question... how do I measure the height of a radiator?

SethK Member Posts: 43
How do I measure my radiator to find the EDR from here https://archive.org/stream/idealfitterradia00amerrich#page/98/mode/2up

Do I measure from the floor to the top, thus including the feet? Or do I measure from the bottom of a footless section to the top? Depending how I measure I get 23" or 26", both of which are valid heights for this model, and these radiators came with and without feet.


  • SethK
    SethK Member Posts: 43
    Oh, and the other ones in my house could be 36" or 38", depending how you measure, both of which are also valid heights.
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,726
    On a Rococo as shown in the attachment, include the feet in the height. If a radiator of this type doesn't have feet, measure it as if it did.
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  • vaporvac
    vaporvac Member Posts: 1,520
    401/4 sq ft. Finally! Thank you @SethK . I couldn't recall where I originally found the edr for my rad which Gerry gill had ID'd as a rococo seat. good thing too, because I had it slightly wrong.
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